The Japan Photo Project
The Japan Photo Project (JPP) is a documentary photo project about Japan by Toru Morimoto, Japanese photographer from Hyogo, and Tina Bagué, Catalan photographer from Barcelona. The collaboration between the two photographers has started in 2002. In 2010, they traveled all over Japan for 365 days by a motor home. Consisted mainly of the pictures form this 42,000km-long-roadtrip, the photography book "JAPAN/日本" was published in 2011, by The Private Space, publishing house in Barcelona. Following the photo book, exhibitions were held sucessfuly in Tokyo, Milan, and Barcelona. The photo book is sold out now. Currently the two photographers are working on another subject in Japan to make their second photo book. 

Tina Bagué (Barcelona, Spain 1974) www.tinabague.com

Since 1998 she works as a freelance photographer for various publications. Shortly thereafter, she also began to travel around the world with her camera. She has traveled more than 20 countries, producing travel reportages that have appeared in many magazines such as El País Semanal, Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet Magazine, etc. From 2002 to 2011, she was the editor in chief of Digitalfoto published in Spain.

Toru Morimoto (Akashi, Japan 1972)  www.torumorimoto.com 

He started working as a photographer for the Daily Nation, a Kenyan newspaper in Nairobi while he was a master student of the photojournalism department in the School of Journalism, University of Missouri. After doing internship in Magnum Photos and The New York Times in New York, he moved to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and started freelancing to cover the whole West Africa. Since 2004, he has been based in Barcelona, Spain, and has been working on photographic documentary projects. He won a prize from POYi in 2007, and Ueno Hikoma Award in 2009.